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[shc_shortcode class=”shc_mybox”]Reading task type seven: matching causes and effects
Task description
You will be provided with two lists. In most cases, one list contains a small
number of causes and the other list contains a larger number of effects.
The task is to find the effect which arose from (matches) each cause. To
complete this task well you will need to understand clearly what the words
‘cause’ and ‘effect’ mean.

What is being tested is your ability to:
♦= understand cause and effect relationships
♦= understand gist and paraphrase
♦= skim for information

Sample task
The reading passage describes a number of cause and effect
relationships. Match each cause (1-4) in List A with its effect (A-H) in List
B. Write your answers (A-H) in boxes 1-4 on your answer sheet.

NB There are more effects in List B than you will need, so you will not
use all of them. You may use any effect more than once if you wish.

List A: Causes List B: Effects
1. Outdated regulations
designed for much smaller
ships
2. Captain Smith’s failure to
communicate sufficient
information to officers
3. No requirements for 24
hour a day wireless
operation
4. Lack of procedures for
dealing with wireless
messages

A. Lack of lifeboat training and drills
B. More than two of the watertight
compartments filled with water
C. Locations of icebergs received in ice
warnings were not plotted
D. Half full lifeboats did not return to
rescue people
E. Nearby ship did not come to Titanic’s
rescue
F. Not enough lifeboats
G. Passengers panicked
H. Lifeboats were not fully loaded

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